Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 82 112
Rank change year-on-year +17 +30 +34
Contract jobs citing Information Security 94 99 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.47% 2.02% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 2.50% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 66 43
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £450 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -3.23% -4.62%
10th Percentile £375 £300 £273
90th Percentile £629 £600 £553
South East median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £65.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £51.94 £52.50 £60.74
% change year-on-year -1.08% -13.57% +19.10%

Information Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3081 3953 4208
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.95% 80.66% 77.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1484 2106 2202
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +8.39% +0.87%
10th Percentile £255 £256 £220
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 119 143
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.69% -28.89% +31.81%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.50 £13.03
90th Percentile £38.78 £43.28 £39.50
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +6.51%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Berkshire

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Information Security in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Berkshire

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in Berkshire

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in Berkshire

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +33 39 £525 +16.67% 7
Bracknell +5 13 £550 +22.22% 1
Newbury +7 6 £450 +5.88%
Maidenhead -5 6 £371 -7.19% 3
Windsor - 5 £675 -
Wokingham +7 1 - -
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 25 (26.60%) CISSP
2 23 (24.47%) Finance
2 23 (24.47%) SIEM
3 21 (22.34%) Management Information System
4 20 (21.28%) Project Management
5 19 (20.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (19.15%) CISM
7 14 (14.89%) Risk Management
7 14 (14.89%) Firewall
7 14 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (14.89%) IT Strategy
8 13 (13.83%) ITIL
8 13 (13.83%) PCI DSS
8 13 (13.83%) Security Architecture
9 12 (12.77%) CISA
10 10 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (10.64%) Linux
10 10 (10.64%) Oracle
10 10 (10.64%) Windows
10 10 (10.64%) Degree
10 10 (10.64%) Network Security
10 10 (10.64%) GDPR
11 9 (9.57%) Incident Management
11 9 (9.57%) PRINCE2
11 9 (9.57%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (9.57%) Risk Assessment
12 8 (8.51%) TOGAF
12 8 (8.51%) Active Directory
13 7 (7.45%) Telecoms
13 7 (7.45%) Stakeholder Engagement

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.32%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.06%) Apache
2 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (2.13%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.06%) HP Helion
4 1 (1.06%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.89%) Firewall
2 10 (10.64%) Network Security
3 5 (5.32%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.19%) SSL
4 3 (3.19%) VPN
5 2 (2.13%) DNS
5 2 (2.13%) Internet
6 1 (1.06%) Broadband
6 1 (1.06%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.06%) DHCP
6 1 (1.06%) HTTP
6 1 (1.06%) LAN
6 1 (1.06%) Skype
6 1 (1.06%) SMS
6 1 (1.06%) SMTP
6 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.26%) DB2
2 3 (3.19%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 23 (24.47%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.38%) Digital Economy
3 6 (6.38%) Law
3 6 (6.38%) Retail
4 5 (5.32%) Billing
4 5 (5.32%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (23.40%) Architect
2 19 (20.21%) Security Architect
3 13 (13.83%) Project Manager
4 12 (12.77%) Security Manager
5 10 (10.64%) Information Security Manager
6 9 (9.57%) Consultant
6 9 (9.57%) Information Manager
6 9 (9.57%) Security Specialist
7 8 (8.51%) Security Consultant
8 7 (7.45%) Information Security Consultant
8 7 (7.45%) Technical Leader
9 6 (6.38%) Analyst
9 6 (6.38%) Information Security Architect
9 6 (6.38%) Information Security Project Manager
9 6 (6.38%) Security Project Manager
10 5 (5.32%) Author
10 5 (5.32%) Security Analyst
10 5 (5.32%) Technical Author
11 4 (4.26%) Information Security Specialist
11 4 (4.26%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.06%) LAMP
1 1 (1.06%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.34%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.38%) PKI
3 5 (5.32%) Private Cloud
4 4 (4.26%) FMCG
4 4 (4.26%) PMI
5 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.13%) IVR
6 2 (2.13%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.06%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.06%) Replication
7 1 (1.06%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.64%) Linux
1 10 (10.64%) Windows
2 4 (4.26%) Solaris
3 2 (2.13%) Unix
4 1 (1.06%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.47%) SIEM
2 20 (21.28%) Project Management
3 14 (14.89%) IT Strategy
3 14 (14.89%) Risk Management
3 14 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (13.83%) ITIL
4 13 (13.83%) Security Architecture
5 10 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (9.57%) Incident Management
6 9 (9.57%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (9.57%) PRINCE2
6 9 (9.57%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (8.51%) TOGAF
8 7 (7.45%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (7.45%) Data Privacy
8 7 (7.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (6.38%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (6.38%) Release Management
9 6 (6.38%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (6.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.38%) SQL
2 2 (2.13%) C
3 1 (1.06%) Perl
3 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (26.60%) CISSP
2 18 (19.15%) CISM
3 12 (12.77%) CISA
4 10 (10.64%) Degree
5 6 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (5.32%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 5 (5.32%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.26%) CCIE
7 4 (4.26%) CCNA
7 4 (4.26%) PMI Certification
7 4 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (3.19%) PCI QSA
9 2 (2.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (2.13%) CRISC
9 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.13%) HNC
9 2 (2.13%) HND
9 2 (2.13%) ISEB
9 2 (2.13%) SANS
10 1 (1.06%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (13.83%) PCI DSS
3 10 (10.64%) GDPR
4 6 (6.38%) PMO
5 4 (4.26%) SLA
6 3 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 2 (2.13%) COBIT
7 2 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (2.13%) ISO 22301
7 2 (2.13%) QA
8 1 (1.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 8 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (5.32%) SCCM
2 4 (4.26%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.06%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.06%) SCOM
3 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (10.64%) Oracle
2 7 (7.45%) Splunk
3 6 (6.38%) McAfee
3 6 (6.38%) SAP
4 5 (5.32%) Citrix
4 5 (5.32%) CyberArk
4 5 (5.32%) Symantec
5 4 (4.26%) ArcSight
5 4 (4.26%) Ariba
5 4 (4.26%) Concur
5 4 (4.26%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.26%) Tripwire
6 3 (3.19%) Blue Coat
6 3 (3.19%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.19%) FireEye
6 3 (3.19%) IBM
6 3 (3.19%) JDA
6 3 (3.19%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.13%) Cisco
7 2 (2.13%) Palo Alto
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